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Module code:PHOL3002(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Heart and Circulation
Credit value:1
Division:Division of Biosciences
Module organiser:Prof Lucie Clapp (Director), Prof Alun Hughes (Deputy)
Organiser's location:UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science, Rayne Bui
Organiser's email:l.clapp@ucl.ac.uk; alun.hughes@ucl.ac.uk
Available for students in Year(s):3,
Module prerequisites:PHOL1001 and PHOL2001/2002/2003 or equivalent i.e. Yrs 1 and 2 MBBS  
Module outline:The course builds upon your primary knowledge of the heart and circulation. Essential aspects of cardiac and vascular physiology will be considered. This will enable you to grasp a number of areas of experimental, applied and patho-physiology. 
Module aims:to: - provide contemporary views on cardiac and vascular function; - relate this knowledge to the human subject; - link the treatment of cardiovascular disease to basic mechanisms; - help you develop independent study skills and teamwork; - facilitate the development of your written and oral communication skills. 
Module objectives:To: - cover a range of heart and vascular physiology at a level beyond that found in standard text books; - develop your understanding of cardiac and vascular function in relation to cellular mechanisms; - apply the above to understand the pathology of various cardiovascular diseases. 
Key skills provided by module:-analysis and integration of information gathered from a range of sources -critical evaluation and interpretation of evidence -construction of arguments and formulation of hypotheses -development of creativity and independence of mind -manage time, prioritise work, meet deadlines -communicate ideas and information effectively -work in cooperation with others -work independently and take on responsibility for personal learning and development 
Module timetable:https://cmis.adcom.ucl.ac.uk:4443/timetabling/moduleTimet.do?firstReq=Y&moduleId=PHOL3002 
Module assessment:Organ bath pharmacology (2.5-3 hours plus report) 5.00%.
Unseen three-hour written examination 60.00%.
Essay (3,000 words) 20.00%.
Poster presentation (15 minutes) 15.00%. 
Notes:THIS MODULE WILL RUN IN TERM 1, BLOCKS A & H The unseen three hour examination will consist of two parts: Section A) MCQ (single best answer) of 30 questions covering whole course; Sections B, Essays) Write an essay style answer to two of five questions.  
Taking this module as an option?: 
Link to virtual learning environment(registered students only)https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=238 
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